Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20291
 
Should same-sex couples who wish to get married be given ... No recognition at all? ... The right to civil unions? ... Or the right to marry? If same sex couples should be given ...
551 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.3%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KPortlandRest of
No Recognition27%32%23%25%25%28%31%25%29%25%**42%32%50%13%24%62%16%10%45%34%15%38%22%24%22%37%
Right To Civil Unions27%29%25%23%25%29%32%24%30%28%**5%48%30%16%42%31%35%13%19%26%31%18%36%25%28%25%
Right To Marry45%38%51%51%49%41%35%50%39%46%**53%16%18%71%33%7%47%75%31%38%55%41%41%51%49%37%
Not Sure1%2%1%1%0%2%2%1%2%1%**0%4%1%1%2%1%2%1%5%1%0%4%1%0%2%1%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%48%52%30%22%29%19%52%48%83%1%9%7%30%41%27%28%35%32%14%41%46%27%30%42%65%35%
 
 
Oregon law says marriage is between a man and a woman. Should that law stay in place? Or should the law be changed?
551 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.3%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KPortlandRest of
Stay In Place50%57%44%48%42%55%57%46%56%48%**46%80%77%24%63%91%42%22%68%57%39%57%51%44%45%60%
Be Changed46%41%51%50%54%42%39%52%41%48%**54%19%20%73%33%8%51%76%28%41%57%41%44%53%51%37%
Not Sure3%2%4%2%5%3%5%3%3%4%**0%2%3%3%4%0%7%2%4%2%4%2%4%3%3%3%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%48%52%30%22%29%19%52%48%83%1%9%7%30%41%27%28%35%32%14%41%46%27%30%42%65%35%
 
 
There is a petition drive underway to place a measure on the November 2014 ballot that, if passed, would allow same-sex marriages in Oregon. Do you think the measure should? Or should not? Be placed on the ballot?
551 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.2%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KPortlandRest of
Should54%50%57%58%56%49%50%58%50%56%**58%23%29%79%41%14%60%83%37%49%63%47%52%59%58%45%
Should Not44%49%40%40%43%47%48%41%48%42%**42%73%70%19%56%85%37%16%61%49%35%49%45%41%40%53%
Not Sure2%1%3%1%1%3%2%1%3%2%**0%3%2%2%2%2%4%1%2%3%2%4%3%0%2%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%48%52%30%22%29%19%52%48%83%1%9%7%30%41%27%28%35%32%14%41%46%27%30%42%65%35%
 
 
4Should it be legal? Or should it be illegal? For a bakery to refuse to make a cake for a same-sex couple?
551 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.3%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KPortlandRest of
Legal53%54%51%49%54%51%59%51%54%51%**53%68%78%30%56%74%55%27%46%57%51%54%56%51%55%48%
Illegal36%33%38%42%36%35%26%40%32%35%**47%23%14%58%27%16%30%62%33%29%42%33%29%40%34%39%
Not Sure12%12%11%8%10%14%16%9%15%13%**0%9%7%12%16%9%14%10%20%13%8%13%15%9%11%13%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%48%52%30%22%29%19%52%48%83%1%9%7%30%41%27%28%35%32%14%41%46%27%30%42%65%35%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.